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Conference: November 11-13 // Tutorials: November 14-15

Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.


QCon starts with the 3-day conference from Monday thru Wednesday, followed by 2 days of of tutorials on Thursday and Friday. The conference will feature over 100 speakers in 6 concurrent tracks daily covering the most timely and innovative topics driving the evolution of enterprise software development today.


Some of QCon SF 2013 speakers included:


Brendan Eich - Creator of Javascript
Rich Hickey - Creator of Clojure, Datomic
Eric Evans - Creator, Domain-Driven Design
Erik Meijer - Creator of LINQ
Martin Thompson - High Performance & Low Latency Specialist
Jez Humble - Co-Author, "Continuous Delivery"
Dio Synodinos - Co-Author, "Pro HTML5 and CSS3 Design Patterns"
Arun Murthy - MapReduce Project Lead & VP, Apache Hadoop
Jeff Magnusson - Manager, Data Platform Architecture at Netflix
Floyd Marinescu - Co-Founder, InfoQ.com
Daniel Tunkelang - Head of Query Understanding, LinkedIn


Venue for QCon San Francisco 2013


The Hyatt Regency San Francisco


Five Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, California, USA, 94111

2014 Tracks

Scalable Microservice ArchitecturesThis track addresses the ways companies with hundreds of fine-grained web-services (e.g. Netflix, LinkedIn) manage complexity!


The Future of Mobile: The future of mobile and performance improvements


Java at the Cutting Edge: The latest and greatest in the Java ecosystem


Continuous Delivery: Continuous Delivery philosophies, cultures, hiccups, and best practices


Engineering Culture: Successes and failures in creating an engineering culture


Applied Machine Learning and Data Science: Understand your big big data!


Unleashing the Power of Streaming Data: With the advent of new data stream processing paradigms, how are companies leveraging them to solve business and engineering problems!


Next gen HTML5 and JS: The web is changing, what's coming next?


Deploying at Scale: Containerizing Applications, Discovering Services, and Deploying to the Grid


Engineering for Product Success: Strategies to measure and track progress


Real World Functional: Putting functional programming concepts to work in the real world


Modern CS In the Real World: How modern CS can help you tackle today's problems


Reactive Service Architecture: Reactive, Responsive, Fault Tolerant and More


Beyond Hadoop: Emerging Big Data Frameworks and Technology: Find out about the latest innovation in the world of Big Data Technology!


Architectures You've Always Wondered about: The newest and biggest Internet architectures